A VDI is a virtual machine file format created with products such as Oracle VM VirtualBox (Oracle Hypervisor). Oracle VM VirtualBox is an open-source Hypervisor program, supports virtualization of different versions of operating systems and types an such as Mac, Windows, and Unix platforms.VDI file structure
VDI files are basically structured in to four sections
VDI is easily available open file format, users can download pre-installed .vdi files of many of the popular "Open Source" operating systems such as Linux, Ubuntu , Windows etc and run a virtual machine of your own by importing it in Oracle VM VirtualBox.
Here I am using Linux Mint Operating System downloaded from https://virtualboximages.com/
Step 1: Open Oracle VM VirtualBOX.
Step 2: Click on "NEW" button and select the Operating System.
Step 3: Select amount of RAM
Step 4: Select the path of your .VDI file
Step 5: Select the .VDI file
Step 5: Click on create button
Step 6: Your Virtual Machine is now created and listed in Index
Step 7: Linux working incide windows